Category Archive: Cause

The Truth about Sexual Crimes

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The news thrives on scandal, especially sexual scandal. Although a great portion of this news is just trashy celebrity gossip, there are always horrible stories that surface about sex crimes. And, as many… Continue reading

Emma Watson Invites Men To End Gender Inequality With #HeForShe

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This week, all eyes are on Emma Watson. In her role as the United Nations Women Goodwill Ambassador, the 24 year old addressed delivered a moving speech on September 21st launching the HeForShe… Continue reading

Recent Studies Shine Light on the Oscars’ and Hollywood’s Diversity and Inclusion Crisis

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Ahead of the 2016 Oscars, the Women’s Media Center, which conducts research and advocates for women in the media, released a study showing that only 19% of Oscar nominations for non-acting roles have gone to… Continue reading

Three Takeaways from a UN Human Rights Group Visit to the U.S.

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After a recent trip, a United Nations group for women’s rights declared they’d seen “unprecedented hostile stereotyping of women,” “increasingly restrictive legislative measures” along with “violent attacks to prevent women’s access to exercise… Continue reading

Sudara: The Clothing Company that is Changing Women’s Lives in India

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“…the United States State Department, the United Nations and India’s Human Rights Commission have all identified India as a major hub in the international sex trade, a global phenomenon that may involve upwards… Continue reading

7 Times Actresses Spoke Out About Hollywood Sexism

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Discrimination in the film industry continues to be a problem, with minorities lacking representation and participation on-screen and behind the scenes. Sexism is an issue that is publicly garnering a lot of attention… Continue reading

Lady Gaga’s ‘Til It Happens to You’ Calls for Awareness of Sexual Assault on Campus

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Lady Gaga is calling for awareness about campus sexual assault in her latest music video for the song ‘Til It Happens to You.’ The ballad was written for the 2015 documentary The Hunting Ground, directed by… Continue reading

Saudi Women Register to Vote: But Will There Be Progression Civilly?

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As of 2015, Saudi women have finally won the right to vote and run in municipal elections. Voter registration began this August and goes through mid-September. This has been in the works since… Continue reading

“World’s Ugliest Woman” Beautifully Inspires Others

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Imagine being a 25 year old woman, eating whatever you want and never gaining a pound. Sounds amazing doesn’t it? Well, Lizzie Velasquez, was labeled online as “The World’s Ugliest Woman”, but now… Continue reading

Opinion Writer Slams Sorority Recruitment Video and Calls for Messages of Female Empowerment

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Hollywood tends to portray sororities and fraternities with a crazy-wild-party lifestyle. Frat parties, hazing, keg stands, and more—typically a “white America” fantasy college world. The stereotypical jerk frat boy, the bimbo blonde (though… Continue reading